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Redskins draft Duke receiver Jamison Crowder in 4th round

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) The Washington Redskins have selected Duke's Jamison Crowder, a 5-foot-8, 185-pound receiver/returner. A first-team All-Atlantic Coast Conference performer the past two seasons, Crowder was second in the conference with 85 catches while also returning two punts for touchdowns as a senior. In 2013, Crowder led the ACC with 108 catches while producing 1,360 yards...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins draft LB Preston Smith with No. 38 pick

The Washington Redskins selected Mississippi State linebacker Preston Smith with the No. 38 pick in the NFL draft. Smith, 6-foot-5, 271 pounds, had nine sacks and 15 tackles for loss in 2014.  He also had an interception return for a touchdown against UAB. NFL.com’s bottom line: “Smith has been a solid, rotational defensive end for Mississippi State, but nothing too special...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins select Brandon Scherff with the No. 5 pick

Phil Sears-USA TODAY Sports The Washington Redskins selected Brandon Scherff with the fifth overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. Scherff will be a huge addition for the Redskins on the offensive line, and was an absolute star on Iowa’s offensive line last year. At 6-foot-5 and 319 pounds, he is an absolutely beast on the offensive line. He is excellent in both pass and run blocking...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins pick up Robert Griffin III’s $16.2 million option for 2016

The Washington Redskins announced Monday that they will ick up up the fifth-year option for quarterback Robert Griffin III, officially keeping him with the team through the 2016 season. Griffin III, 25, was the Redskins’ first round (second-overall) pick in the 2012 NFL Draft.  That season, Griffin earned his first-career Pro Bowl selection, while also establishing NFL rookie...
Via Sports-Glory
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Redskins ‘likely’ to pick up RGIII’s fifth-year option

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is likely to remain with the team through 2016. NFL Media’s Albert Breer reported Monday that the Redskins will likely pick up the fifth-year option on Griffin’s contract ahead of next Monday’s deadline. As I said on @NFL_AM, I’m told Redskins are likely to pick up Robert Griffin III’s option for 2016. They view as...
Via Sports-Glory
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins’ Robert Griffin III could be traded during NFL Draft?

Bruce Kluckhohn-USA TODAY Sports Robert Griffin III is coming off of yet another disappointing season with the Washington Redskins last year, but there is still hope that he can turn his career back around. At just 25 years old, there is plenty of time for him to figure out how to fix his game and get back to being the franchise quarterback that he was expected to be. Bleacher...
Via Sports-Glory
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins 2015 schedule

The Washington Redskins will open their 2015 schedule at home at 1 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 13, against the Miami Dolphins at FedExField. The Redskins will play three primetime regular-season games: Thursday Night Football Sept. 24 against the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium, a Monday Night Football matchup against the Dallas Cowboys Dec. 7 at FedExField and a Saturday matchup...
Via Sports-Glory
12 days ago  |  Discuss

RG3 ‘wouldn’t be bummed’ if Redskins don’t pick up 2016 option

Bruce Kluckhohn-USA TODAY SportsWashington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is heading into the biggest season of his career. “This could be the final year of my contract,” said Griffin. “But I can’t let that stress me out. We’ve hurt ourselves these past few years, between coaching changes and other situations, so now it’s just about stripping it down. Having...
Via Sports-Glory
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Robert Griffin III: ‘You gotta talk small, play big’

Bruce Kluckhohn-USA TODAY Sports Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III has tried to keep a low profile this offseason and plans to do all of his talking on the field. “It’s not about talking about it; it’s about being about it,” Griffin said in an interview with Fox News that will air this weekend (via The Washington Post). “That’s what my goal is this...
Via Sports-Glory
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Clark praises Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Former Washington Redskins safety Ryan Clark, who won Super Bowls in Pittsburgh and played for Hall of Fame coach Joe Gibbs in Washington, says Jay Gruden knows how to handle business. “[Gruden] is a guy that really cares and he wears the losses like it hurts him,” Clark said to John Keim of ESPN.com. “He takes it personal, and that’s good because you’re supposed...
Via Sports-Glory
April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Inside The Numbers: Redskins Receivers

Redskins Receivers The Washington Redskins felt pretty confident about their receiver corp heading into the 2014 season. The team had just signed former Philadelphia Eagles star receiver DeSean Jackson to go along side Pierre Garcon, who caught over 100 balls in 2013. The thought pattern was that new head coach Jay Gruden was going to […]
Via HTTR4LIFE.COM
March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins GM open to drafting QB at No. 5

Scott Olmos-USA TODAY Sports Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden announced a month ago that Robert Griffin III will be the starting quarterback.  But if Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Marcus Mariota falls to No. 5 in the draft, Griffin could have some competition. Redskins general manager Scot McCloughan said Tuesday that the team would draft the best available player...
Via Sports-Glory
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Jay Gruden wants Redskins to trade Robert Griffin III

Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports Robert Griffin III was drafted a few years back to be the new franchise quarterback for the Washington Redskins, and his rookie season looked extremely impressive. Unfortunately, since then he has yet to show that he can be a legitimate starting quarterback at the NFL level. He has been very inconsistent, and there were a lot of issues with his head...
Via Sports-Glory
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Redskins to sign CB Chris Culliver to four-year deal

The Washington Redskins are signing cornerback Chris Culliver to a four-year deal, reports NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. The #Redskins are signing CB Chris Culliver to a 4-year deal, source said. Another top corner off the board. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 13, 2015   The former San Francisco 49er has had some off-field character issues and tore his ACL in 2013...
Via Sports-Glory
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Kirk Cousins will likely remain with Redskins

Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports Kirk Cousins has received a couple different opportunities in Washington to be the starting quarterback for the Redskins, but he has yet to take advantage of those opportunities. Despite not taking advantage of those chances, the Redskins are still expected to keep Cousins around next season to compete with Robert Griffin III, according to a report...
Via Sports-Glory
March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Pierre Garcon Playing Foosball in a Dubai Swap Meet

While everyone freaks out about Robert Griffin singing along to an awesome Michael Jackson song, there’s another Redskins player out there “not working on his craft”—wide receiver Pierre Garcon. Yes, Pierre actually had the audacity to go on vacation in the offseason (taking the Golden Tate/Elise Pollard route) with a trip to Dubai. However, no rooftop sunbathing or camelback...
Via Busted Coverage
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants Analyst Carl Banks Calls RGIII ‘Drama King,Martyr'

    View image | gettyimages.com     Robert Griffin III played well enough to once again be named the Redskins starting quarterback. But, they still lost. There were still moments that Griffin held on to the ball or his offensive line failed to protect him. Griffin was sacked seven times in Sunday’s 24-13 loss to the New York Giants. One particular instance came...
Via KCM Sports
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Why has Washington Redskins’ Pierre Garcon Disappeared in 2014?

Washington Redskins’ wide receiver Pierre Garcon lead in receptions last season, but has looked more like a disappearing act in 2014. Coach Jay Gruden weighed in on why we’re seeing less of Garcon per the Washington Post (via NFL.com) by stating.. We tried to get Pierre involved early in the … The post Why has Washington Redskins’ Pierre Garcon Disappeared in 2014? appeared...
Via Fantasy Football Chick
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Police, Players Detail Redskins Bus Accident

The Washington Redskins day got off to a rough start, as their buses were involved in an accident heading to TCF Bank Stadium in Minnesota. Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garcon shared a photo of the aftermath on Instagram. So this just happened. But we are ok. A photo posted by Pierre Garcon (@pierregarcon) on Nov 11, 2014 at 6:38am PST Minnesota State Police released...
Via KCM Sports
November 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Garcon: Redskins bus in accident on way to game

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garcon has tweeted a message saying the team bus he was riding in was in an accident on the way to Washington's game against the Minnesota Vikings. The Redskins tweeted shortly after that the team had arrived safely at TCF Stadium. Garcon's tweet says, ''So this just happened. But we are ok.'' A photo accompanying Garcon's tweet, taken...
Via AP on Fox
November 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins: Four Keys to beating the Vikings

After a thrilling win Monday against the Dallas Cowboys, the Washington Redskins look to extend their winning streak to three games by defeating the Minnesota Vikings. The Vikings are also coming off a 19-13 win against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Redskins are riding a winning streak for the first time since 2012. Both teams have a 3-5 record. The game will be played at Minneapolis...
Via isportsweb.com
November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Colt McCoy's entry makes for productive day for Pierre Garcon (NFC East touches and targets)

Touches and Targets Week 7: Washington After dominating the snap count for the first month of the season, Alfred Morris has played equal or lesser snaps than Roy Helu in each of the last three weeks. This week, with Washington playing catch up in the second half, Morris didn’t see a lot of the field and finished having participated in 32 plays to 34 for Helu. Now, he had 18 carries...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Highlight: Colt McCoy hooks up with Pierre Garcon for 70-yard TD

Head coach Jay Gruden had seen enough with quarterback Kirk Cousins. After Cousins threw his ninth interception of the season, Gruden made a change going with the veteran backup Colt McCoy. It was a move some have been clamoring for with Cousins’ downward spiral the last three weeks. Gruden’s decision turned into an intelligent move, as McCoy connected with wide receiver Pierre...
Via KCM Sports
October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins coach admits team had to find ways to get Pierre Garcon the ball

A year ago Pierre Garcon led the NFL with 113 catches totaling 1,346 yards. While those numbers were expected to drop in 2014 few could have envisioned that though six games Garcon would have just 30 catches for 309 yards and two touchdowns. Ten of Garcon’s 30 catches came in the season opener leaving him just with just 20 over his last five games leaving some to label him as...
Via Tireball.com
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Pierre Garcon Says Richard Sherman is “not Anything Special”

Pierre Garcon Says Richard Sherman is “not Anything Special” When the Washington Redskins and Seattle Seahawks squared off in Week 5, Seattle came away victorious. Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman left that game with a little less hair, after having Redskins wideout Pierre Garcon pull his dreadlocks pretty hard. Sherman was visibly and obviously vocally angry. In class...
Via HTTR4LIFE.COM
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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